Wednesday 28 JUL 2004

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Notes on significant weather not yet written

Significant rainfall, strong winds, strong wind gusts and abnormally high and low temperatures for this day are given below. Descriptions of significant weather events are added here when time permits and reliable information is available. This is sometimes well after the event!

National weather extremes for today

Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology

Records set this day: (none known)

Quality control note: Data is complete, and has been visually checked by AWN for gross errors. Less obvious errors may remain.
Data is as received at 00:57EST, 28/10/2004.

Weather observations for today
Noteworthy  Weather         Capital  Cities         Regional  Cities       Alpine  Stations
Bureau of Meteorology Rainfall Bulletins and Weather Notes

Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

33.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
32.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
32.7 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.6 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.6 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+3.5   28.5 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+3.3   19.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+3.3   18.6 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+3.2   30.3 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
+3.2   29.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+3.2   19.4 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+3.2   29.4 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
+3.2   27.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
23.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+7.3   18.8 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+7.0   18.4 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+6.6   8.7 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
+6.1   17.2 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
+6.0   6.1 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

-2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.7   15.0 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-4.4   10.8 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
-4.4   -2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.2   6.4 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-4.1   12.5 BARADINE FORESTRY NW Plains E NSW

-6.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.1   -2.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.0   -3.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.2   -1.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.5   -1.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.4   1.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.4   -1.0 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.4   -0.7 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA

Wettest Major City Extremes
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.

55.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
35.0 PICCADILLY (WOODHOUSE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
34.4 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
33.4 WYELANGTA W Coast VIC
32.0 KENTBRUCK (MOUNT RICHMOND) W Coast VIC

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
35.0 PICCADILLY (WOODHOUSE)

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
55.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN

VICTORIA
    W Coast
34.4 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)
33.4 WYELANGTA
32.0 KENTBRUCK (MOUNT RICHMOND)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.8 +2.0 12.6 -1.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.7 +1.9 5.3 -2.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.1 +1.3 1.1 -6.4 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.3 +1.6 2.3 -2.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.1 +0.6 18.7 -0.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.7 +0.1 0.3 -3.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.4 -0.9 9.2 +1.8 2.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.1 0.0 8.0 +2.9 13.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.7 +1.0 16.0 -1.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 +2.7 15.4 +1.9 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.9 +1.8 9.5 +0.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.1 +2.0 3.3 -2.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.8 8.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 11.6 4.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.0 +0.3 6.5 -1.0 0.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.4 +0.7 8.0 -0.4 /
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.7 +2.5 7.8 -0.2 0.2
PROSPECT DAM 17.8 +1.1 3.8 -2.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.0 0.0 6.4 -2.0 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.1 +0.8 -2.0 -1.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.7 -1.9 2.9 +0.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.1 -0.2 4.2 -0.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 10.2 -3.5 3.7 +0.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.4 -1.0 5.6 -0.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 12.5 -1.1 7.1 +2.2 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.9 +0.9 3.4 +0.2 1.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 8.8 -2.1 -1.6 -3.9 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 10.2 -1.4 2.8 -1.7 2.6

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
VICTORIA
    W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)
10.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.6mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h